Portland Community Squash is a high-end membership experience, at an affordable, non-exclusive rate—with full access to our courts, gym, locker rooms, and complementary fitness classes. Memberships support the operating expenses of the facility and help offset the fundraising needs of our youth programs.

Membership will be capped at 200 members. Membership is $73/month for an individual and $113/month for a family. To become a member stop in to our new location at 66 Noyes Street. First visit is free. 207-221-6454,

Rally Portland

Rally Portland is a program that supports first generation college students with long term programs and scholarships. The Rally Portland curriculum is based on the National Urban Squash + Education model (see Students are exposed to the Rally Portland program in fourth and fifth grade, through a partnership with LearningWorks. Students are eligible to become full team members in sixth grade.

Junior League


The Junior Squash League makes squash available to all middle and high school students in greater Portland. Students in the junior squash league have two practices per week and a competitive opportunity every weekend. During practice, JSL participants rotate through three 45 minute rotations: homework help, squash, and fitness. There is optional study hall after practice. For more information download the 16-17 JSL Fact Sheet pdf.

Our Mission

Portland Community Squash has created a facility and a community of adult and junior squash players representing diverse socioeconomic groups and backgrounds in Portland, Maine. Our mission is to sustain this diverse community and to provide academic and squash instruction to challenge and empower Portland area youth to achieve academic success, physical wellness, constructive citizenship and a path to higher education and beyond.

For the full story, download our slide deck (pdf).

  • Barrett Takesian (F) - President
  • Sandy Spaulding (F) - Chairman
  • Amy Ford - Treasurer
  • Hawley Strait - Secretary
  • Greg Born (F)
  • Bob Gould
  • Teddy Stoecklein
  • Marion Freeman
  • Andrew Emmons
  • Adam Edwards
  • Brooke Teller

Get Involved

Portland Community Squash runs squash, fitness, and academics every day after school. We are always looking for volunteer coaches, tutors, and mentors. Please email More than 1,000 donors have helped PCS pioneer the community squash model. To continue making our program available to more people, please make a gift below.

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Active Fundraising Campaigns

The Alma Matters Campaign

The Alma Matters Campaign united college alumni to help raise $1.5 million to open the first community squash facility of its kind in the country on January 10, 2017. The Campaign continues to support financial aid and transportation assistance for underserved students in Portland, ME. PCS youth squash programs work with talented students in Maine with their sights on college, building the pipeline from PCS to your Alma Mater.

The Coastal Challenge Campaign

Team Fundraising Competition + Squash Tournament.

Goal: Raise $100,000 to help cover financial aid + transportation assistance for PCS students during the 2017-18 school year. All donations in June + July will be matched 1x1by a Maine Foundation. Matches will be reflected at the end of each month on your team page, not the personal pages.